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United Nations envoy told by gunmen to "leave Crimea"... so he's going to
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United Nations envoy told by gunmen to "leave Crimea"... so he's going to

Mar 5th 2014, 6:05 PM 14,614 Views 113 Comments

Robert Serry had been accosted by gunmen outside naval headquarters in Simferopol.

EU offers Ukraine €11 billion in aid, Russia says it has "no control" over militias
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EU offers Ukraine €11 billion in aid, Russia says it has "no control" over militias

Mar 5th 2014, 1:52 PM 6,975 Views 110 Comments

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Russia will “not allow bloodshed” in Ukraine.

Russia has test-fired an intercontinental missile
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Russia has test-fired an intercontinental missile

Mar 4th 2014, 9:50 PM 35,185 Views 161 Comments

It successfully hit a target in Kazakhstan, the Russian government says.

Tánaiste stressed 'deep concerns' to Russian ambassador over Crimean crisis
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Tánaiste stressed 'deep concerns' to Russian ambassador over Crimean crisis

Mar 4th 2014, 5:08 PM 10,448 Views 81 Comments

Eamon Gilmore met with Ambassador Maxim Peshkov earlier this afternoon over the on-going crisis in Ukraine.

Watch: Irish-born American UN ambassador tears into Russia on Ukraine
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Watch: Irish-born American UN ambassador tears into Russia on Ukraine

Mar 4th 2014, 2:37 PM 19,507 Views 88 Comments

Samantha Power said that Russia was ‘responding to an imaginary threat’ in Ukraine.

This gas pipeline map shows why Ukraine crisis affects all of Europe
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This gas pipeline map shows why Ukraine crisis affects all of Europe

Mar 4th 2014, 1:17 PM 25,006 Views 69 Comments

Apart from the obvious fear of international violence.

'An anti-constitutional coup': Vladimir Putin isn't happy about events in Ukraine
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'An anti-constitutional coup': Vladimir Putin isn't happy about events in Ukraine

Mar 4th 2014, 11:21 AM 8,382 Views 94 Comments

The Russian president is addressing journalists in Moscow this morning.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Mar 4th 2014, 8:44 AM 7,242 Views 0 Comments

Good morning, need the news as you start your day? It’s all here.

RTÉ One had a repetitive, 'infuriating' meltdown... and there's already a remix
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RTÉ One had a repetitive, 'infuriating' meltdown... and there's already a remix

Mar 3rd 2014, 11:12 PM 73,086 Views 108 Comments

Irish Ukrainians, not Russians. Irish Ukrainians, not Russians. Irish Ukrainians, not Russians. Irish Ukrainians, not Russians.

Ousted Ukrainian president asked Russia to deploy troops, security council hears
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Ousted Ukrainian president asked Russia to deploy troops, security council hears

Mar 3rd 2014, 10:49 PM 11,483 Views 47 Comments

It comes amid a warning from the US President that Russia is on “the wrong side of history”.

Gilmore on Russian invasion: What's at issue here is a clear breach of international law
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Gilmore on Russian invasion: What's at issue here is a clear breach of international law

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:34 PM 8,723 Views 143 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs met with other EU foreign ministers today to discuss the growing crisis with Russian troops taking over key strategic points in Ukraine’s Crimea.

Russian troops deny threatening assault on Ukrainian army within hours
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Russian troops deny threatening assault on Ukrainian army within hours

Mar 3rd 2014, 6:14 PM 11,897 Views 182 Comments

The UK Foreign Secretary has said there will be “consequences and costs” to any military action.

Did Sarah Palin really predict that Russia would invade Ukraine?
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Did Sarah Palin really predict that Russia would invade Ukraine?

Mar 3rd 2014, 2:25 PM 31,144 Views 111 Comments

“I can see Crimea from my house…”

Russian troops and planes flow into Crimea as EU says sanctions are on the table
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Russian troops and planes flow into Crimea as EU says sanctions are on the table

Mar 3rd 2014, 12:47 PM 10,910 Views 122 Comments

Over the last 24 hours, 10 Russian combat helicopters and eight military cargo planes have landed on the Black Sea peninsula.

'A clear violation of sovereignty': G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up
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'A clear violation of sovereignty': G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:56 AM 7,110 Views 157 Comments

Russia’s partners in the G8 have condemned Moscow’s military escalation and cancelled their participation in preparations for the group’s summit in Sochi this June.

Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis
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Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis

Mar 2nd 2014, 5:59 PM 5,748 Views 103 Comments

Gilmore said Russia is obliged to respect Ukraine’s independence.

"Russia must stop" - NATO chief
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"Russia must stop" - NATO chief

Mar 2nd 2014, 12:48 PM 10,125 Views 181 Comments

The NATO council is meeting today to discuss tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

Obama and Putin stare down over Ukraine
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Obama and Putin stare down over Ukraine

Mar 2nd 2014, 7:59 AM 11,979 Views 151 Comments

Ukraine has put troops on alert after Russia authorised the use of force in Crimea.

Russia has sent 6,000 troops to Crimea says Ukraine
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Russia has sent 6,000 troops to Crimea says Ukraine

Mar 1st 2014, 11:39 AM 7,902 Views 88 Comments

The peninsula has become a flashpoint in tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

US issues warning as Russian military 'now controls Crimea'
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US issues warning as Russian military 'now controls Crimea'

Feb 28th 2014, 10:53 PM 22,630 Views 294 Comments

President Barack Obama warned of the ‘costs’ of military intervention.

The 9 at 9: Friday
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The 9 at 9: Friday

Feb 28th 2014, 8:48 AM 7,817 Views 6 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know today as we head towards the weekend.

Armed men are patrolling one of Ukraine's main airports
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Armed men are patrolling one of Ukraine's main airports

Feb 28th 2014, 7:36 AM 10,722 Views 89 Comments

However the airport is operating normally, despite their presence.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
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The 9 at 9: Thursday

Feb 27th 2014, 8:40 AM 8,063 Views 1 Comment

Good morning, here’s everything you need to know as you get stuck into your Thursday.

Armed men seize Ukraine regional government buildings, hoist Russian flags
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Armed men seize Ukraine regional government buildings, hoist Russian flags

Feb 27th 2014, 7:52 AM 9,007 Views 123 Comments

Up to 50 men with weapons marched into the buildings in the Crimea region overnight. Regional leaders have said they will “take measures”.

Ghosts of Crimean War return with discovery of French cemetery
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Ghosts of Crimean War return with discovery of French cemetery

Feb 23rd 2013, 8:15 AM 6,556 Views 14 Comments

The average age of the dead found at a site in Sebastopol was less than 30 years – the discovery could indicate many more bodies were buried in the area.

Stoned to death after taking part in a beauty contest
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Stoned to death after taking part in a beauty contest

Jun 1st 2011, 9:03 AM 1,202 Views 0 Comments

However, police insist the Ukrainian teenager was killed by a “troubled classmate.”